Cas Holmes trained in fine art and currently work in textiles and mixed media. Part of Holmes’ practice involves community collaborations to develop a range of projects based on environmental themes from the natural and observed world. She is author of three books for Batsford, including the 'The Found Object in Textile Art' which is used a primary reference source in education. Her fourth book for Batsford ‘Textile Landscape: Painting with Cloth in Mixed Media’ focuses on the relationship between, textiles, painting and landscape. Holmes’ work is held in collections including the Museum of Art and Design New York, the Embroiderer's Guild UK and the Garden Museum, London.